LGBTQ Columbus

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Throughout the decades, Columbus has been a central gathering place for Ohioan LGBTQ individuals, creating a timeline of milestones—both big and small—all showcased within the Buckeye State capital. From the hidden joy of the underground Berwick Ball of the 1960s to the unrestrained opulence of the Red Party in the 1970s to the sense of community displayed at the first Columbus Pride in the 1980s, the city has played host to celebrations, struggles, and history. Through the bar raids at the turn of the millennium to the Black Pride 4 in 2017, the LGBTQ Columbus community has steadfastly marched forward, using their voices to proclaim their undeniable presence, their demands for equality, and their passion for this city they call home.
ISBN: 9781467103619
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Ohio
Series: Images of Modern America
Images: 158
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Ken Schneck is an author, radio host, and professor at Baldwin Wallace University, where he teaches anti-racism, ethical leadership, and creating community-based change. Shane McClelland is an attorney and one of the creators of the hit web series Queer Ghost Hunters. Together, they crisscrossed Columbus to comb through archives, libraries, attics, and basements to compile a portrait of a city that has been striving for equality throughout the decades.
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